Sidley represented A-shares listed company Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (HKEX: 1787) (Shandong Gold), as the issuer’s Hong Kong and U.S. Counsel in its HK$4.64 billion (approximately US$594 million) global offering and listing of H-Shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Shandong Gold is engaged in the mining and smelting of gold.
The Sidley team was led by partners Mengyu Lu and Kefei Li, with support from associate Samantha Peng, legal manager Sierra Tao, China advisor Bill Feng and legal assistant Chuanwen Wang. Legal manager Jenny Han and senior legal assistant Grace Hua assisted on this project as well.
The Sidley IPO team has advised on more than 13 Hong Kong IPOs in the first half of 2018 and leads the legal advisor league table on deal counts*.
*RyanbenCapital data (2018 January – June)